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吃不住
Simplified 吃不住
Traditional 吃不住
Pin Yin
chi1 bu5 zhu4
English
  • be unable to bear or support
Examples:
1. 事后琼回忆说,“医生当时说,鹿要是靠一条吃不住劲的腿跑的话可不行。”
"He said a leg that wasn't strong enough to run on wasn't any good to a deer," recalls Jean.
2. 有多少因为陶土太软,吃不住本身的重量,不是凹进去,就是凸出来。根本不合用;
How many of them fell in, and how many fell out, the clay not being stiff enough to bear its own weight;
3. 我可吃不住这份惊吓,汤姆——没人吃得
I couldn't stand such a thing as that, Tom -- nobody could."
4. 我上去走了走,倒还稳当,就是木头太轻吃不住多少重量。于是我又动手用木匠的锯子把一根第二接桅锯成三段加到木排上。
I found I could walk upon it very well, but that it was not able to bear any great weight, the pieces being too light; so I went to work, and with the carpenter's saw I cut a spare top-mast into three lengths, and added them to my raft,
5. 我也吃不住了,竟然犹豫起来。
I was so oppressive that I hesitated.
6. 百里茜还从没有到过离"十二橡树"村或塔拉一英里以外的地方,因此这次乘火车旅行,加上晋升为保姆,便使他她那小小黑脑瓜里的智力越发吃不住了。
Prissy had never been more than a mile away from Twelve Oaks or Tara before, and the trip on the train plus her elevation to nurse was almost more than the brain in her little black skull could bear.
7. 你该换挡了--发动机有些吃不住劲了。
Should change gear the engine's starting to labour.
8. 书架堆满书吃不住了。
The shelves groan with books.
9. 你该换挡了--发动机有些吃不住劲了.
You should change gear the engine's starting to labour.